Simon Rippon, who holds a joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy and the School of Public Policy has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective December 1, 2016, based on the recommendation of the Provost supported by the Reappointment and Promotion Committee.
Karl Hall (Department of History, CEU) moderated a discussion with Nick Sitter (School of Public Policy, CEU), Svein S. Andersen (BI Norwegian Business School), and Andreas Goldthau (Royal Holloway, University of London) on the changing geopolitics of oil and gas on the global and European levels.
Professor Martin Kahanec of the School of Public Policy at CEU has been appointed Member of the Panel of Experts for the European Court of Auditors' EU Labour Mobility Audit. The Audit will concern the freedom of movement for workers in the EU, and the role of the European Commission as a guardian of Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU and the use of European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation and the European Social Fund in facilitating labor mobility in the EU.
Civil society has been slow to embrace technologies, such as drones, that are opening our skies, observed Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick during a public lecture at the School of Public Policy (SPP) at CEU on May 12. Choi-Fitzpatrick, who was an assistant professor at SPP from 2013 to 2015, is now an assistant professor of political sociology at the Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego.
Joanna Kostka, alumna of CEU's Department of Public Policy and currently Visiting Researcher at the Center for Policy Studies, has recently been selected for a lecturer position in Social Work at Lancaster University's Sociology Department in the United Kingdom. Kostka received her PhD (summa cum laude) from CEU in 2015, defending a thesis on 'Going beyond Political Commitments: Explaining Diverging Outputs in the Use of European Structural Funds for Roma Inclusion Strategies in Spain and Slovakia'.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ERASMUS MUNDUS VISITING SCHOLARS IN THE ERASMUS MUNDUS 1. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PUBLIC POLICY – MUNDUS MAPP
Three SPP students were selected by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration to compete in the NASPAA 2016 Student Simulation Competition in Maastricht on February 27.
Name: Armenak Tokmajyan
Title: Research Fellow, Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery, School of Public Policy
Number of years at CEU: 1 year
Home city/town & country: Aleppo (Syria)/ Yerevan (Armenia)
What's your favorite Hungarian food?
Túró gombóc, rakott krumpli and trying to like túró rudi
Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
Martin Kahanec, associate professor at the School of Public Policy, has been appointed by Deputy Prime Minister and Czech Council for Research, Development and Innovations Chair Pavel Belobradek as the chair of the Council's Expert Panel for Social Sciences. The mission of the Expert Panel is to verify and evaluate the output of research organizations in the Czech Republic, with the main objective of identifying the most significant research results attaining the highest quality in the respective research area.
Those who are interested in pursuing their MA or PhD studies in the field of public policy can benefit from media concentrations offered by the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University. SPP is committed to the values of public service and the promotion of open societies through interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, and engagement with policy practice. Its two-year Master of Public Administration (MPA) program includes media and communications concentrations. Application deadline is February 4!